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A whisk with whipped cream laying on black table scatter with sugar and a bowl of whipped cream in the background.
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Homemade Whipped Cream Recipe

With only 3 simple ingredients and you can make this fresh sweetened homemade whipped cream recipe! With its fluffy pillowy texture it is the perfect topping for cakes, pies, cupcakes, cheesecakes, trifles, jello and many more sweets!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Frosting
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cool whip, frosting, whipped cream, whipped topping
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 487kcal


  • 1 cup cold heavy cream or heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Tablespoons powdered or confectioners sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Using a hand or stand mixer fitted with whisk attachment, whip heavy cream, sugar, and vanilla extract on medium-high speed until medium peaks are formed (about 3-4 minutes).
  • Use immediately or cover tightly in an airtight container or with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator up to 24 hours.


Serving: 2cups | Calories: 487kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 31g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 151mg | Sodium: 36mg | Sugar: 10g